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Fertility Blog

Fertility Blog by Illume Fertility

Everything you need to know about reproductive health, fertility testing, fertility treatment (like IUI and IVF) and how to navigate fertility challenges.

Ilana Ressler, MD, FACOG

Dr. Ilana Ressler is a board-certified OB/GYN and reproductive endocrinologist who joined the Illume Fertility team in 2017. Dr. Ressler has a special interest in treating patients with PCOS and advocating for ovarian and breast cancer awareness in the Jewish community through her advocacy work.

SART | Fertility Treatment | IVF | IUI

By: Ilana Ressler, MD, FACOG
February 27th, 2024

Over 10 million babies have been born with the help of IVF treatment since 1978, making it the most effective form of assisted reproductive technology (ART). But with so many unique factors that can affect your outcome, you may wonder, "What are my personal chances of success as a fertility patient?"

Fertility Treatment | BIPOC

By: Ilana Ressler, MD, FACOG
February 12th, 2024

The world of fertility can be overwhelming to navigate, and this holds especially true for many women of color. Harmful stereotypes, a lack of representation, and injustices in the healthcare system can cause women of color, especially Black women, to feel isolated from the conversation and discouraged from seeking fertility support.

Infertility Awareness | Advocacy

By: Ilana Ressler, MD, FACOG
October 27th, 2023

Rebecca* is a wife, a mother, and a practicing Orthodox Jew. She is also among the 11 percent of women in the United States who have experienced infertility.

Insulin Resistance | PCOS | Diabetes

By: Ilana Ressler, MD, FACOG
August 7th, 2023

Wegovy, Mounjaro, and Ozempic can all be used to treat type 2 diabetes, but they also show promise in treating polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). Here's what you need to know.